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Appendix table 1. Waste generation by industry, 2018, 1,000 tonnes

NACE Waste class
Total Chemical waste Metallic waste Paper and cardboard waste Wood waste Animal and vegetal waste Household and mixed waste Sludges Mineral waste Other waste Of which hazardous waste
Total 128 252 438 887 525 4 371 1 039 2 262 999 116 303 1 428 1 899
NACE Section B: Mining and quarrying (05-09) 96 068 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 068 0 344
NACE C 10 - 12 Food products and beverages 650 1 2 6 3 462 32 21 77 46 4
NACE C 16 Wood and wood products 1 756 3 10 0 1 620 95 9 2 17 1 3
NACE C 17 - 18 Paper and paper products printing and reproduction of recorded media 3 354 191 16 68 1 904 4 347 583 161 80 6
NACE C 19-22 Coke and refined petroleum products, Chemicals, chemical products and rubber and plastic products 885 95 11 5 7 7 185 34 526 14 106
NACE C 23 Non-metallic mineral products 240 3 1 1 2 0 20 12 139 62 6
NACE C 24 - 25 Basic metals and metal products 1 317 52 131 5 6 0 45 101 975 1 565
NACE D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (35) 1 309 4 25 10 144 7 15 16 1 027 60 153
NACE E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities (36-39) 3 421 19 149 5 169 31 157 210 2 098 581 325
NACE F Construction (41-43) 15 715 3 170 0 401 1 1 2 15 101 35 253
NACE G - U Services, Goverment 1 129 57 65 127 30 129 429 12 47 233 93
Others (C 13-15, 26-33) 370 10 215 5 19 1 17 2 66 35 12
Households 2 038 0 90 292 68 302 1 004 3 1 279 29

Source: Waste statistics 2018, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Juha Espo 029 551 3463, Heidi Pirtonen 029 551 3583, ymparistotilinpito@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ville Vertanen


Updated 17.6.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Waste statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-5314. 2018, Appendix table 1. Waste generation by industry, 2018, 1,000 tonnes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/jate/2018/jate_2018_2020-06-17_tau_001_en.html